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Getting involved in the Whitehorse community is a great way to meet new people, make friends and build skills that will greatly enhance your academic experience.

Contact Student Engagement Coordinator, Kimberley Carter at kcarter@yukoncollege.yk.ca for more information on local volunteer opportunities. Her office is located in the Student Services Centre, swing by any time! 

Current Opportunities

Student Refugee Program

Yukon College is partnered with World University Services Canada and each year fundraises to sponsor a refugee to be a student at Yukon College.

We just launched the first year of this and in August welcomed a Syrian refugee. We are looking for students who are willing to help us fundraise and get involved!

More Information

“I feel very welcome in Whitehorse. Everyone is very friendly. It already feels like more of a home than Jordan. I do not feel like a second-class citizen in Canada.” - Tareef Jaamour 

Arrival of Student Refugee 2016                                                                 

CBC North News Article

Yukon News Article

Yukon College Press Release 


Contact us

Kimberley Carter

Student Engagement Coordinator
Office of the Registrar